Mayo Clinic Study: Top 10 Reasons We Go to the Doctor

Although chronic diseases with high morbidity and mortality such as diabetes and heart disease┬ácommand the lion’s share of research dollars, people actually seek healthcare most often for skin issues such as actinic keratosis (a premalignant condition of thick, scaly, or crusty patches of skin) or acne, followed by joint disorders and back pain, according to a recent Mayo Clinic study [1].

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